addicted to stamps and more · altenew · Cards · prismacolor pencils

Addicted to Stamps and More – Make your Mark

Hi all! Its Wednesday so another challenge at Addicted to Stamps and More and this weeks theme is "Make Your Mark". This is my favourite challenge theme as I love playing with my markers, watercolours and pencils. Today I decided to make a card using my Prismacolor pencils as its been awhile since I've coloured… Continue reading Addicted to Stamps and More – Make your Mark

altenew · Card Challenge · Cards · Die cuts

Spring come back!

The weather here has been, is and going to stay, in the negative for awhile and its the coldest winter I've experienced since moving to Germany 5 years ago. Theres snow everywhere and while its beautiful, I am wishing Spring will come soon. I never really liked the heat, coming from Singapore, its probably a… Continue reading Spring come back!

altenew · Cards · Creative With Stamps · Die cuts · Watercolor

Creative with Stamps – Thankful challenge reminder post

Hi all, I'm here to remind you that we're halfway though our challenge at Creative with Stamps where the theme is "Thankful". So come play with us with any crafty creations which has the theme "Thankful" and maybe win a prize from our sponsor Pattie's Creations! For this reminder post I decided to create a… Continue reading Creative with Stamps – Thankful challenge reminder post

altenew · Cards · Die cuts · Watercolor · Zig clean color real brush

Using my Stash – Altenew

Hi all, today is the first post of my new project called "Using my Stash"! 😆 I have a policy that I don't put away my stamps until I use them, this is supposed to deter me from buying new stamps... key word here being "supposed". LoL! Although I did actually manage to use all of… Continue reading Using my Stash – Altenew

altenew · Cards · Derwent graphik line painters · Distress Oxide inks · Watercolor

Water colouring with Derwent graphik pens + Video

Hi all! As promised here's a post & video to show you how I use my new toys, the Derwent Graphik line pens, to watercolour my flower stamps on a dark distress inked background. I also compared these markers with other pigment/dye ink markers I have. AND I just received the whole 20 colour box… Continue reading Water colouring with Derwent graphik pens + Video

altenew · Scrabook · Watercolor · Zig clean color real brush

Back to Scrapbooking

4 years ago I decided to start a scrapbook for my best friend of 25 years, as a going away present to her, when I left France to come to Germany. That was my first contact with the paper crafting world. I remember going to a scrapbook course and everyone knew what they wanted to… Continue reading Back to Scrapbooking

altenew · Cards · Watercolor

Ghosting with Distress Oxides – Video & Giveaway!

No this is not a post about seeing ghosts with distress oxides inks! LoL! If it was I wouldn't even try it! Its about how I created the background of my card by water stamping onto a card I previously coloured with Distress Oxide inks, the latest inks everyone is raving about. Tim Holtz Distress… Continue reading Ghosting with Distress Oxides – Video & Giveaway!